Entries by Megan Yarema from 01/2012

Poverty: A Huge Cost to Our Health-care System

| Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada Politics

Poverty and health go hand-in-hand. People in poverty are more likely to use the health care system because of physical and mental health issues or illness, and be more likely to face an early death. Stress, poor nutrition, inadequate housing, and unstable social environments are a few reasons for this.